Book 2014

Coastal Saline Soil Rehabilitation and Utilization Based on Forestry Approaches in China

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ISBN: 978-3-642-39914-5 (Print) 978-3-642-39915-2 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Characteristics of Salt-Affected Soil and Its Amelioration by Trees

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-8

      Concepts Concerned with Salt-Affected Soils

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      Chapter

      Pages 9-13

      Salt-Affected Soil Resources in China

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      Chapter

      Pages 15-22

      Characteristics of Salt-Affected Soil and Its Amelioration by Trees

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      Chapter

      Pages 23-29

      Causes and Countermeasures of Urban Salinization

  3. Principles and Practice of Afforestation in Saline Soils

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 31-31

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      Chapter

      Pages 33-40

      Salinity Tolerance and Tree Planting Techniques

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      Chapter

      Pages 41-54

      Agroforestry Systems for Combating Coastal Saline Soil

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      Chapter

      Pages 55-64

      Strategies for Reclaiming and Ameliorating Saline Soil in the Yellow River Delta Region

  4. Saline Soil Utilization for Biomass Production

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-73

      Biomass Production in Saline Soil

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      Chapter

      Pages 75-82

      Potential and Availability of Forest Biomass Energy Production in the East China Sea Regions

  5. Wetland Degradation and Water Shortage in the Yellow River Delta Region

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

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      Chapter

      Pages 85-92

      Analysis of the Factors Driving Wetland Degradation

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      Chapter

      Pages 93-106

      Impacts of Water Shortage

  6. Case Study

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107

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      Chapter

      Pages 109-115

      Establishment of Tamarix chinensis Stands and Its Amelioration of Saline Soil

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      Chapter

      Pages 117-123

      Effects of Nitraria sibirica on the Improvement of Salt-Affected Soil

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      Chapter

      Pages 125-134

      Tree Species Selection for Soil Salinity Resistance

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-143

      Effect of Tree Planting on Preventing Riverbank Soil Erosion

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      Chapter

      Pages 145-156

      Function of Black Locust Plantation on Enhancing Soil Properties

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      Chapter

      Pages 157-164

      Planting Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) Forest as a Biomass Energy Resource

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      Chapter

      Pages 165-179

      Responses of Plant Community Change on Wetland Degradation in Yellow River Delta Region

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 181-182